Lt.-Gen. William Francis Drummond Jervois

Lt.-Gen. William Francis Drummond Jervois

Male 1821 - 1897  (75 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 15 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name William Francis Drummond Jervois 
    Prefix Lt.-Gen. 
    Born 10 Sep 1821 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1897 
    Person ID I1402513  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2013 

    Father Gen. William Jervois,   b. 1782,   d. 05 Nov 1862  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Maitland 
    Family ID F1300666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Nosworthy,   d. 1894 
    Married 1850 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Caroline Jervois,   d. 03 Oct 1916
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F1300665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    William Jervois
    William Jervois

  • Notes 
    • Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)
      Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.).
    • a British military engineer who saw service, as Second Captain, in South Africa.
      In 1858, as a Major, he was appointed Secretary of a Royal Commission set up to examine the state and efficiency of British land-based fortifications against naval attack; and this led to further work in Canada and South Australia.
      From 1875 to 1888 he was, consecutively,
      Governor of the Straits Settlements,
      Governor of South Australia and
      Governor-General of New Zealand.
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